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Man accused of sexually abusing Cottage Grove teen

Man accused of sexually abusing Cottage Grove teen
Richard Eugene Brannen
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DRAIN, Ore. - A 52-year-old faces accusations he sexually abused a 13-year-old girl from Cottage Grove in 2011 and 2012.

Deputies arrested Richard Eugene Brannen of Drain on Wednesday on 10 counts each of first degree sex abuse and first degree sexual penetration with a foreign object.

He is being held at the Douglas County Jail.

Deputies received a report Tuesday of possible sex abuse involving Brannen and the girl.

The abuse is alleged to have taken place in Drain in 2011 and 2012.

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